Lake Barkley State Park 'Sunset 1' © Ryan Comisford
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Great Lakes Region
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Lake Barkley State Park
Lake Barkley State Park
3500 State Park Road
Cadiz, Kentucky   42211-0790

Phone: 270-924-1131
Toll Free: 800-325-1708
Reservations: 270-924-1131
Lake Barkley State Park
'Sunset 1'
© Copyright - Ryan S. Comisford

World-class Lake Barkley lodge, designed by Edward Durrell Stone, seems to have just emerged naturally from the wooded shoreline that surrounds it. The grand scale, post-and-beam wood construction features 3 1/2 acres of glass offering outstanding views of Lake Barkley.

In addition to the outdoor pool overlooking the lake, the resort has a heated, indoor pool. Our fitness center offers executive treatment with Nautilus equipment, fitness cycles, a weight room, racquet ball court, tanning beds, sauna, whirlpool and fitness trainers.

In addition to accommodations in the main lodge, the resort has the secluded Little River Lodge and several cottage styles to choose from. The 18-hole, par-71 Boots Randolph golf course is a challenge for even the most avid of golfers. Resort guests can also enjoy a spacious campground, full-service marina, a lighted airstrip and trails for hiking and mountain biking.
 Hiking Trailyes
 Swimming Beachyes
 Bike Trailsyes
BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
 Water/Electric Sitesyes
AccommodationsGolf Courseyes
Find delight in the outdoors in the campground. The campground has 78 sites with utility hookups, a dump station, and two central service buildings with showers and rest rooms.

Open through March through October. No advance reservations.Check-out by 2:00 PM, Central time. Pets are allowed if restrained.
For private accommodations, enjoy one of the nine two-bedroom, two-bath cottages with lake or wooded views. For rustic charm Lake Barkley offers 4 two-bedroom log cabins. Each has unique appeal, and offer screened-in porches or decks. Tableware, cooking utensils and linens are provided, with fresh linen provided daily.

Open year-round. Cottages available by late afternoon. Check-out by 11:00 AM, Central time.
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A swimming pool fronting the lodge between the lake and the lodge is for the exclusive use of lodge and cottage guests. The public beach offers a volleyball court, bathhouse, and hours of swimming fun in the waters of Lake Barkley.

Wellness Pool:

Enjoy one of the most exciting results of Lake Barkley Resort?s renovation, the new wellness pool, designed as an addition to the Lake Barkley Fitness Center. The heated indoor pool can be used free of charge by lodge and cottage guests. Individual daily memberships can be bought by persons staying at nearby resorts. These daily fees are discounted for Lake Barkley Resort campground and marina guests.

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Fitness Center:

Pamper yourself year-round at the Lake Barkley Fitness Center. This indoor facility is equipped with nautilus machines, fitness cycles, Olympic free-weight room, leverage equipment, aerobic classes, glass racquet ball court, tanning beds, sauna, wet-steam room, whirlpool, and locker rooms. With a staff of five certified trainers and a certified massage therapist you?re in good hands!

Open year-round. Age restrictions apply.


Enjoy a tennis match on one of two lighted courts near the lodge for the exclusive use of overnight guests.

Trap Range:

Test your marksmanship at the trap range. The lighted range provides 12-gauge shot guns. Charge for shotgun shells and clay targets.

Supervised trapshooting is seasonal - Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hours of operation Wednesday 7-8 PM; Saturday 9-10 AM. Private shoot can be arranged at other times by contacting Lake Barkley Recreation at least two weeks prior to arrival.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
September 20 a perfect honeymoon
Hello! My husband and I was here 18 years ago on our honeymoon. We plan to go back this year. Its not the first time we been back, but its so relaxing and the enviroment is great. We love it there.
September 2 One of the best places
A great place with all of the events and activities.
August 8 Very relaxing atmosphere! by Frequent Visitor
Beautiful, rustic lodge overlooking the lake; great buffet in the dining room; nice lakeview decks, porches, & walkways

Area Campgrounds
Kentucky Lakes KOA/Prizer Point
1777 Prizer Point Road
Cadiz, KY
Eddy Creek Marina Resort
7612 State Route 93 South
Eddyville, KY
Area Fishing Related Businesses
Parkview Cottages
3535 Blue Springs Rd
Cadiz, KY
(270) 924-5351
Area Cabins and Lodges
Kamptown RV Resort
4124 Rockcastle Rd
Cadiz, KY
(270) 522-7976
Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Timber Ridge Outpost Cabins - Elizabethtown, ILCottages and Cabins
Come back to a simpler time when families played games together in the evenings and sat on the porch talking into the night. Enjoy some southern hospitality while staying in a real Log Cabin or a one-of-a-kind luxurious Tree House
51.2 miles from park*
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Lake Barkley State Park
Lake Barkley State Park